L Capital, the private equity firm backed by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has acquired a 40% stake of 2XU, an Australian sports apparel brand, for a reported A$75 million ($68.3 million). The transaction represents a partial exit for previous backers Lazard Australia Private Equity generating a 2x money multiple.
Founded in Melbourne in 2005, 2XU is a maker of high performance sports clothing catering to the technical sportswear market for runners, swimmers, cyclists and triathletes. The firm has a global distribution...
Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
Sanjieke, a China-based vocational training services provider, has raised an RMB130 million ($19 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Wu Capital.
ADV Partners has agreed to acquire heavy vehicles producer Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufacturers (DLT), a Sri Lanka-based subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, for INR3.05 billion ($43.7 million).